MINNEAPOLIS The Minnesota Twins look a little different than the last time they were at Target Field.
Center fielder Clete Thomas and left fielder Oswaldo Arcia were not on the 25-man roster before the Twins embarked for their six-game road trip last week. But after Minnesota designated Tyler Robertson for assignment on June 3, they recalled Thomas from Triple-A Rochester.
On Monday, Minnesota put center fielder Aaron Hicks on the 15-day disabled list with a left hamstring strain and recalled Arcia. Both Thomas and Arcia were in Tuesday's lineup as they were playing center field and left field and batting eighth and sixth, respectively.
Arcia made his major league debut with the Twins this season and played in 30 games prior to Tuesday. After a hot start in the majors, Arcia cooled off a bit and was sent back to Rochester. Since his demotion, Arcia batted just .218 with nine RBI and 21 strikeouts in 15 games. But with Hicks on the DL, Minnesota needed another outfielder.